Karbala Center for Researches and Studies of the Imam Hussein Holy Shrine has published Karbala Civilizational Encyclopedia, including everything related to the city’s history since its inception.
“The encyclopedia covers the fascinating history of the holy city of Karbala from the era before Islam and until today,” said Abdul-Amir al-Quraishi, center director, in the scientific symposium held at the center’s headquarters in al-Baladiya district.
Over 150 researchers from Iraqi, Iranian, Turkish and Lebanese universities compiled the great accomplishment.
The director continued saying, “The historical, geographical, social, political and cultural aspects are explained in the current forty chapters in addition to everything affiliated to the life in the City of Imam Hussein.”
Al-Quraishi hoped that the encyclopedia would reach 100 chapters as more researchers and historians add new important material.
The attendees confirmed that the Karbala Civilizational Encyclopedia is a great source and book of reference to students or those interested in the history of Karbala.